2019 Elections – British government CSOs seek strengthening of security and judicial system
30 September 2017 | 10:30 am
2019 Elections - British government CSOs seek strengthening of security and judicial system.
Security forces in Mapastepec, southern Mexico, block a caravan of several hundred mostly Central American migrants, including children, heading for the United States on foot.
The Hollywood-style escape took place at a maximum-security facility about 2 miles from the boundary with the occupied West Bank. Authorities have erected roadblocks as they hunt the fugitives.
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Apple has urged users to update the software on their iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and Macs to plug a security weakness that allowed for spyware infections. The vulnerability was discovered by researchers at the University of Toronto, who said it was the first "zero click" attack, where users don't have to click on a link or a file to be affected. Also today, we look at the French central bank's latest forecast, in which it warns a labour shortage could derail the economic recovery.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin calls on the Taliban to keep its word to normalise life for Afghans and prevent violence spilling over into neighbouring countries at the summit of a Moscow and Beijing-led bloc.
The mission was extended for another six months and was unanimously approved. The resolution stressed the importance of an inclusive government.
More than 12,000 migrants are camped under the Del Rio bridge between Mexico and Texas. Many of them have had to cross back into Mexico for food and drinking water. US Border Patrol has now said it will bar anyone from reentering if they return to Mexico.
Heavily armed gangs have been stepping up raids on schools and villages in northwestern Nigeria, often taking hostages for ransom.
"We assure our Shiite brothers that in the future, we will provide security for them and that such problems will not happen again to them," says Mulawi Dost Muhammad, the Taliban security chief for Kunduz, after a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in this Afghan city killed at least 55 people.
Exactly 34 years ago today, the charismatic Pan-Africanist and Burkina Faso's then President, Thomas Sankara, was shot dead aged 37 by soldiers during a coup on 15 October 1987. Four years before his assassination with 12 others, Sankara and his close friend, Blaise Compaoré, staged a coup that brought them to power. This is the story of how he shaped Burkina Faso decades after his assassination.
The US government has predicted that climate change will exacerbate geopolitical tensions around the world in a series of new reports. The assessments also highlight how global warming will drive mass migration.
Before the Taliban swept to power in Afghanistan, Kabul was a city with a vibrant nightlife and arts scene. But since then, there has been a radical transformation. Thousands of longtime Taliban fighters have poured into the capital, now working in round-the-clock security patrols. Meanwhile, financial disputes and quarrels between neighbours are being settled by Islamic judges. FRANCE 24's Catherine Norris-Trent and Roméo Langlois report from Kabul.
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